Ruth Martis

Ruth Martis is a registered midwife and registered nurse with a Masters in Health Sciences, who has worked in a variety of maternal, child health and educational settings across a variety of countries. She is also a registered Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), a registered teacher and currently the clinical educator for a research project called SEA-ORCHID, (South East Asia – Optimising Reproductive and Child Health in Developing Countries). Her main research and clinical interests are how to keep birth normal, oxytocin, breastfeeding/lactation, issue surrounding teenage pregnancies and the implementation of evidence-based care. She is currently based in Adelaide, Australia.